Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) will report earnings this week
Twitter will report earnings this week. The troubled social media company needs to show that it has restarted user growth and that it has become more of a mainstream advertising platform. Absent one of these shares are likely to sell off. The stock is up 14% in the last three months, well above the just less than 7% improvement in the NASDAQ.
When Twitter announced its earnings in February, users fell:
Average monthly active users (MAU) were 321 million for Q4, compared to 330 million in the same period of the previous year and compared to 326 million in the previous quarter.
What to watch for. This is Twitter’s own forecast for the current quarter:
Total revenue to be between $715 million and $775 million. GAAP operating income to be between $5 million and $35 million
Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards.
Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside.
By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 32.96.
The projected upper bound is: 36.40.
The projected lower bound is: 32.41.
The projected closing price is: 34.40.
A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 4 white candles and 6 black candles for a net of 2 black candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 24 white candles and 25 black candles for a net of 1 black candles.
Three black candles occurred in the last three days. Although these candles were not big enough to create three black crows, the steady downward pattern is bearish.
Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators.
One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 33.8926. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a sell 6 period(s) ago.
Relative Strength Index (RSI)
The RSI shows overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. The current value of the RSI is 60.25. This is not a topping or bottoming area. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a sell 6 period(s) ago.
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)
The CCI shows overbought (above 100) and oversold (below -100) areas. The current value of the CCI is 14. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a sell 6 period(s) ago.
The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a sell 2 period(s) ago.
Rex Takasugi – TD Profile
TWITTER INC closed down -0.080 at 34.400. Volume was 39% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 41% narrower than normal.
Open High Low Close Volume___
34.620 34.860 34.320 34.400 2,173,868
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bullish
Long Term: Bullish
Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 34.65 32.20 32.88
Volatility: 13 40 65
Volume: 2,106,600 3,184,097 4,192,715
Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend reflected in the lower ribbon.
TWITTER INC is currently 4.6% above its 200-period moving average and is in an upward trend. Volatility is extremely low when compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. There is a good possibility that there will be an increase in volatility along with sharp price fluctuations in the near future. Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of TWTR.N at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bullish on TWTR.N and have had this outlook for the last 22 periods. our momentum oscillator has set a new 14-period low while the security price has not. This is a bearish divergence.